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anyone pregnant with twins/had twins

I am 27 weeks, How did you know you were prego with twins? I have not had an ultra sound since 8 weeks it looked like 2 but the ultra sound tech did not say anything. I am bigger then i was with my other 2 I was just curious if anyone did not find out till later that they were having twins!

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anfisasmommy

Asked by anfisasmommy at 5:00 PM on Mar. 16, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • ask your midwife/OB how your uterus is measuring. generally with a multiple pregnancy, your uterus will be further from your naval than with a single pregnancy. if your midwife/OB says you are measuring on-target with "normal" singleton pregnancy, then most likely you just have 1.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:24 PM on Mar. 16, 2010

  • i found out about my twins at about 6 months. at about 5 months my uterus measured larger than it should have (like pp mentioned) and i had an excess amount of amniotic fluid...the extra fluid could be a sign of multiples, or gestational diabetes, or other problems...we assumed diabetes and went on a no sugar diet...but at the next visit we heard two distinct heartbeats at two different counts.
    i think your uterus should be 27 cm at 27 weeks. i am not sure that a typical ob gyn could "feel" an excess of amniotic fluid. they are not typically very hands on anymore.
    let us know what you find out!!!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 6:21 PM on Mar. 16, 2010

  • im pregnant with twins. i found out at 14 weeks because my uterus was and still is measuring 3 weeks ahead of what i really am..(i am currently 16 weeks and 4 days and im measuring at about 19 weeks) when they did an US to confirm wh i was so large as soon as she put the doppler on my tummy there were two little beating hearts!! both extremely healthy and still are! chances are if there had been twins in there with your 8 week US the US tech would've told you or your ob would've told you or said she suspected it by your uterus measuring larger. and by now at 27 weeks i think you'd definitly be able to tell by kicks.(kinda) but good luck:)
    mywonderyears

    Answer by mywonderyears at 7:04 PM on Mar. 16, 2010

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